Mudcat Café message #3893943 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3893943
Posted By: Lighter
14-Dec-17 - 08:42 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
> produced out of a desire to have a voice and not for money, as the broadsides were.

Undoubtedly true, but of no significance to subsequent singers of those very songs (i.e., "tradition").